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  • RIBC Blood Drive 10 a.m. - Noon Westerly
  • Summer art exhibit 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Westerly
  • Fizzlicous! 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Westerly
  • Summer art exhibit 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Charlestown
  • Read A Rooster Book Club Noon - 1 p.m. Charlestown
  • Art Show & Sale Noon - 4 p.m. Watch Hill
  • RIBC Blood Drive 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. Carolina
  • Zumba Dance Fitness 5 p.m. - 6 p.m. Westerly
  • Chess Club 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Westerly
  • Bingo Night 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Wyoming

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  • Star witness in Cianci corruption trial dies

    PROVIDENCE (AP) — A star witness in the corruption trial of former Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci has died.

    David Ead died Saturday, according to the Pontarelli-Marino Funeral Home. It did not disclose the cause of death. He was 72.

    Ead was the former vice chairman of the Board of Tax Assessment Review.

    He spent a week on the stand during the 2002 trial portraying Providence City Hall as a place where favors were regularly handed out for bribes. He himself admitted to taking bribes to lower tax bills, and was sentenced to a year of home confinement.

    Prosecutors said at the time that Ead’s cooperation was essential to making a case against members of the Cianci administration.

    Cianci was convicted of racketeering conspiracy.



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